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  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 

  • The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions

    An integrated approach

    By Ugo Dessì

    The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach explores how Japanese religions respond to the relativizing effects of globalization, thereby repositioning themselves as global players. Organized around concrete case studies focusing on the engagement of Japanese Buddhism,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Global Connections

  • Translation and Travelling Theory

    Feminist Theory and Praxis in China

    By Dongchao Min

    Research has shown that feminist theory has flowed far more easily from North to South and from West to East, whist travel in other directions has proved almost non-existent. While the hegemony of US feminist theory has been challenged in Europe, for example, there remain many ’invisible’…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    The Feminist Imagination - Europe and Beyond

  • Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalism

    By Manuela Boatcă

    Based on theoretical developments in research on world-systems analysis, transnational migration, postcolonial and decolonial perspectives, whilst considering continuities of inequality patterns in the context of colonial and postcolonial realities, Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalism proposes…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 

  • Alevis in Europe

    Voices of Migration, Culture and Identity

    By Tözün Issa

    The Alevis are a significant minority in Turkey, and now also in the countries of Western Europe. Over the past century, many of them have migrated from rural enclaves on the Anatolian plateau to the great cities of Istanbul and Ankara, and from there to the countries of the European Union. This…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Global South and North

    Issues, Challenges and the Future

    Edited by Virginie Rozée, Sayeed Unisa

    Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Global South and North critically analyses the political and social frameworks of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), and its impact in different countries. In the context of a worldwide social pressure to conceive – particularly for women – this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Socio-Economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia

    By Shirley Sun

    The second decade of the 21st century has witnessed a new surge in emphasis on personalized medicine based on analysis of an individual’s unique genetic make-up as a means to enable more precise diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. This book attempts to contribute to this growing body…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Cultural Property and Contested Ownership

    The trafficking of artefacts and the quest for restitution

    Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Lyndel V. Prott

    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural artefacts, such as those kept and trafficked between art…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 

  • Hegemony, Passive Revolution and Globalisation

    The G7/8 System

    By Leonardo Ramos

    Presenting the emergence and evolution of the G7/8 system, against the background of the global political economy, Ramos emphasizes the processes of transnationalisation of the state and their ’passive revolution’ in a historical and structural context since the 1970s. Analysed from a critical…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 
    Global Governance

  • Glocal Pharma

    International Brands and the Imagination of Local Masculinity

    By Ericka Johnson, Ebba Sjogren, Cecilia Åsberg

    An exploration of how global pharmaceutical products are localized - of what happens when they become ‘glocal’ - this book examines the tensions that exist between a global pharmaceutical market and the locally bounded discourses and regulations encountered as markets are created for new drugs in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31 
    Global Connections

  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention

    Law and Practice in the Field

    By Elizabeth M. Bruch

    Human rights, peacekeeping, and humanitarian intervention have emerged in the past decades as important components of international law and practice. Adopting a methodology of Institutional Ethnography informed by Actor-Network Theory, this book traces the practices of law and expertise from global…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Global Institutions

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25

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